Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Quotes on Authority/Stupidity (synonyms?)

"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts." Bertrand Russell

"The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual, crime." Max Stirner

"To be governed is to be watched over, inspected, spied on, directed, legislated over, regulated, docketed, indoctrinated, preached at, controlled, assessed, weighed, censored, ordered about, by men who have neither right, nor knowledge, nor virtue." Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

"Still, instead of trusting what their own minds tell them, men have as a rule a weakness for trusting others who pretend to supernatural sources of knowledge."
Arthur Schopenhauer

"Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media."
Noam Chomsky

"The ruling class has the schools and press under its thumb. This enables it to sway the emotions of the masses." Albert Einstein

"You can't fight City Hall, but you can goddamn sure blow it up." George Carlin

"Take me to the Brig. I want to see the real Marines."
Major General Chesty Puller, USMC

"Loyalty to petrified opinions never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul in this world - and never will." Mark Twain

"Battle not with monsters - lest ye become a monster." Friedrich Nietzsche

"To fight the empire is to be infected by its derangement. Whoever defeats part of the empire becomes the empire; it proliferates like a virus... thereby it becomes its enemies." Philip K. Dick

Thanks to Rich

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